Frank Lloyd Wright
Southern Elevation drawing for Price Tower, Bartlesville, Oklahoma; USA, 1952; ink and colored pencil on paper; 27.25 h x 35.25 w in (69 x 90 cm); Signed and dated 'FLW Sept 30 52'. Signed and identified 'South East Elevation Building for the H.C. Price Co. Bartlesville Oklahoma Frank Lloyd Wright Architect'.; Provenance: Collection of Roy K. Varenhorst, an architect who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin Studios | Thence by descent to Erich Jon Dunwell, Lawrence, KS | Sherry Laden, Girard, KS ; Literature: Prairie Skyscraper: Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower, Alofsin, illustrates and discusses the building The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion, Storrer, ppg. 378-379, S.355 discusses the building Frank Lloyd Wright Monograph 1951-1959, Pfeiffer and Futagawa, ppg. 64-71 illustrates and discusses commission
Sale Price: $8,750
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Soft creases throughout sheet, with pinholes scattered throughout edges and corners in keeping with other examples. A short tear to lower right edge was repaired with adhesive tape at some point, with subsequent discoloration to this area. Few minute points of discoloration to image field. Two small smudge marks along left edge. Overall good condition, with no indication of fading to colors. Unframed. Please note, this item will preview and ship from Chicago.